Fact Sheet: Brazil - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Brasilia
  • Population (millions): 202.8
  • Total area: 8,459,420 km2
  • Currency: Real
  • Language (s): Portuguese

Economic Facts 2014

  • GDP ($ billions): 2,597.2
  • GDP per capita ($): 12,809
  • GDP growth (%): 0.1
  • Inflation (%): 6.3
  • Unemployment (%): 4.8

Key Opportunities

  • Aerospace
  • Education
  • Information and communications technologies
  • Infrastructure
  • Oil and gas
  • Sustainable technologies

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment Promotion Initiatives

  • Canada-Brazil CEO Forum
  • Canada-Brazil Joint Economic and Trade Council
Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2014
Canada’s merchandise exports to Brazil$2,175.9
Canada’s merchandise imports from Brazil$3,466.3
Canadian investment in Brazil$11,053
Brazilian investment in Canada$18,321